Upcoming Seminars

Mar. 8th, 4:00 PM
Seminar presented by Jacob Steinhardt, Ema Perkovic
UC Berkeley speaker:Dr. Jacob SteinhardtTitle: The Science of Measurement in Machine LearningAbstract: In machine learning, we are obsessed with datasets and metrics: progress in areas as diverse as natural language understanding, object recognition,…

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Acting Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for a non-tenure track Acting Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. This is a full time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 - June 15) and an anticipated start date of September 2021.
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Technical Reports

Smoking is one of the main risk factors that has affected human mortality and life expectancy over the past century. Smoking accounts for a large part of the nonlinearities in the growth of life…

Hotelling’s T2 - test for the mean of a multivariate normal distribution is one of the triumphs of classical multivariate analysis. It is uniformly most powerful among invariant tests,…

Sea ice, or frozen ocean water, annually freezes and melts in the Arctic. The need for accu- rate forecasts of where sea ice will be located weeks to months in advance has increased as the amount…

Recent News

The UW News highlights new research on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions led by Adrian Raftery, Professor in Statistics and Sociology, and Peiran Liu, former graduate student in Statistics…
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has named Elena Erosheva, UW Professor of Statistics and Social Work, as a member of the National Academies Committee on Increasing…
The American Statistical Association (ASA) has named Abel Rodriguez, UW Professor and Chair of the Department of Statistics, as the Treasurer for the Council of Sections (COS) for 2021 and 2022. The…